Conducting research at Marquette and in Panama, Dr. Stefan Schnitzer is finding that aggressive vines are strangling some of the life out of tropical rain forests — and impairing the forests’ ability to curb climate change.
Marquette Assistant Financial Aid Director Mark Levine works overtime to get more Milwaukee Public Schools completing the forms they need to qualify for financial aid, wherever they plan to go to college.
At the beginning of a Mission Week focusing on racial justice, Dr. Daniel Bergen, executive director of Marquette’s Office of Community Engagement, offers a reflection titled “‘I’m not going’— Meeting one another in the space underneath the table.”
Over 200 years after philosopher Immanuel Kant created ground rules for the perfect dinner party, Marquette’s Kantian Dinner Party Initiative brings strangers together to foster civil debate and dialogue in Milwaukee.
Eligible for a year-long sabbatical, popular engineering professor Dr. Phil Voglewede knew exactly where to go, heading straight for the front lines of a major power systems manufacturer, where he found lessons galore to bring back to campus.
Alyson Gerdes, associate professor of psychology, has been working with the United Community Center to provide a program for Latino children struggling with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Together, they operate Familia Sanas, or Healthy Families, which focuses on using a culturally-appropriate ADHD treatment for Spanish-speaking, Latino families in the greater Milwaukee area.
Drop in — through words and images — on artist Kirsten Leenaars as she turns a 27th Street storefront into a studio, engages students from two Near West Side schools on elusive concepts of home and happiness and creates the video-based exhibit that runs through December 23 at the Haggerty Museum of Art. And catch Leenaars in person, with fellow artist Fo Wilson, in a public conversation about “House/Home” at 3 p.m. this Thursday, October 6 at the Haggerty.
There’s something generating serious buzz near the corner of 19th Street and Wisconsin Avenue. It’s a marriage of Noon Run participants, students and urban beekeeping that’s creating “a team with a hive-like mentality” and spreading pro-bee awareness.
Through a collaborative project initiated by Marquette senior Allison Dikanovic, a new online magazine is telling the stories of teens making a difference in Milwaukee. The stories profile a set of compelling young people — including a self-described peacemaker in Sherman Park, a spoken-word poet and activist, and a young woman who became a SafeZones ambassador […]
President Lovell, Provost Myers and Dr. Welburn co-authored a letter after several incidents of unrest occurred in Milwaukee over the weekend. Read their letter, Milwaukee, our home.